Eucalyptus Radiata Essential Oil
Eucalyptus Radiata is steam distilled from the leaves an evergreen tree native to Australia.
- Botanical Family: Myrtaceae
- Other Common Names: Narrow-leaved Peppermint
- Part of Plant Used: Leaves
- Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation
- Variations: There are numerous types of Eucalyptus available including E. Blue Leaf Mallee, E. Globulus, E. Smithii, Ironbark Eucalyptus, Lemon Eucalyptus, and Peppermint Eucalyptus.
- Chemistry: Eucalyptus Radiata is high in Oxides/Ethers (1,8 cineole), Monoterpenes (α-pinene, limonene), and Monoterpene Alcohols (α-terpineol)
- Respiratory: Supports overall respiratory health and helps to treat the symptoms of infections, colds, and the flu.
- Immune System: Provides immune system support
- Nervous System: Can be helpful in relieving chronic fatigue
- Skin: Used for oily skin
- Musculoskeletal: Pain relief for muscular and joint aches and pains
- Spiritual: Supports the Heart and Throat Chakras supporting love, relationships, and communication.
- Scent Profile: Top note with a fresh, peppery-camphoraceous aroma
- Longevity: The aroma of Eucalyptus Radiata can last up to 4 hours.
- Fragrance Classification: Camphoraceous, Spicy
- Blends well with: Grapefruit, Juniper Berry, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Maritime Pine, Niaouli, Peppermint, Pinon Pine, Rosemary ct camphor, ct cineole, and ct verbenone, Scots Pine, Spanish Sage, and Spike Lavender.
- According to Tisserand & Young: Essential oils high in 1,8 cineole should not be applied to or near the faces of babies or children under 10 years old due to potential risk for CNS and respiratory issues.
Products Using Eucalyptus Radiata Essential Oil
- “Flavor, Fragrance, Food and Cosmetics Ingredients Information.” The Good Scents Company, The Good Scents Company (Tgsc), 2019, www.thegoodscentscompany.com/.
- Shutes, Jade and New York Institute of Aromatic Studies. "Foundations of Aromatherapy" and "Aromatic Scholars" Aromatherapy Certification Programs and Course Materials. 2017-2019.
- Tisserand, Robert, et al. Essential Oil Safety: a Guide for Health Care Professionals. 2nd ed., Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, 2014.